Machine Shop Attendant

Position Summary

Process work orders for the Machine Shop Staff.  Work in a fast-paced environment with students, mentors and staff. General knowledge of robotics and parts preferred.


  • Process work orders in a timely manner
  • Maintain an organized area

Experience and Skills Needed

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain calm
  • General knowledge of robot parts
  • FIRST experience not required, but a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

Time Commitment

  • Commitment:               Minimum one day + Training
  • Approximate times:

Day                                                                         Times

Practice Day (the day before the competition)        8am – End of Day

Day One of the Competition                                   8am – End of Day

Day Two of the Competition                                   8am – End of Day

Note 1: Event schedules vary. Please check the event schedule and talk to your Volunteer  Coordinator,  for detailed information on when you are expected to arrive. 

NOTE: Volunteers should arrive on site 15-20 minutes prior to start of every shift in order to allow time to check in at the Volunteer Registration desk. 


Training will be on-site

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

Direct supervision: Machine Shop Staff

On-site guidance: Volunteer Coordinator

*Please Note: some events will conduct a pre-event evening Volunteer Orientation and Training.